All posts by Patrick Simms

Availability, Flexibility and Dedication to Getting Business Done Attract Corporate Meetings

The seller’s market has pushed planners to use more outside-the-box venues — and they’re being won over.

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Availability, Flexibility and Dedication to Getting Business Done Attract Corporate Meetings

The seller’s market has pushed planners to use more outside-the-box venues — and they’re being won over.

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Planners Reveal Their Favorite Hotel Brands and Why

Brand loyalists expect consistency in group service, F&B, amenities, property design and more.

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Planners Reveal Their Favorite Hotel Brands and Why

Brand loyalists expect consistency in group service, F&B, amenities, property design and more.

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Deliver a Personal, Interactive Experience That Fits Your Demographics and Event Theme

“Entertainment should not be an afterthought. The success of entertainment has to come from a design perspective.”

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Deliver a Personal, Interactive Experience That Fits Your Demographics and Event Theme

“Entertainment should not be an afterthought. The success of entertainment has to come from a design perspective.”

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From Travel Costs to the Trump Presidency, What Planners Are Predicting for Next Year

Meeting budgets are increasing, but so, too, are the challenges.

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From Travel Costs to the Trump Presidency, What Planners Are Predicting for Next Year

Meeting budgets are increasing, but so, too, are the challenges.

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Going Beyond the Fun and Camaraderie to Achieve Higher Work Performance

True teambuilding requires participants to collaborate on reaching a goal that connects to workplace performance.

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Going Beyond the Fun and Camaraderie to Achieve Higher Work Performance

True teambuilding requires participants to collaborate on reaching a goal that connects to workplace performance.

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Rising to the Challenge of a Seller’s Market That Makes a Tough Job Even Tougher

With tight rules and regulations on spending, site sourcing is a predominant source of stress.

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Rising to the Challenge of a Seller’s Market That Makes a Tough Job Even Tougher

With tight rules and regulations on spending, site sourcing is a predominant source of stress.

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Meeting Planners Add Wellness Activities to Revitalize Mind, Body, Spirit — and ROI

Discover the business benefits of integrating fitness and nutrition into the agenda.

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Meeting Planners Add Wellness Activities to Revitalize Mind, Body, Spirit — and ROI

Discover the business benefits of integrating fitness and nutrition into the agenda.

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The Cruise Industry Is Full Steam Ahead With New Offerings for Groups

From creative shore excursions in a variety of destinations, to expanding onboard entertainment, activities and cuisine, incentive qualifiers discover renewed motivation at sea.

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The Cruise Industry Is Full Steam Ahead With New Offerings for Groups

From creative shore excursions in a variety of destinations, to expanding onboard entertainment, activities and cuisine, incentive qualifiers discover renewed motivation at sea.

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How to Negotiate Fair Terms in a Brutal Seller’s Market

Get your best deal in concessions, attrition, cancellation, force majeure, fees and more.

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How to Negotiate Fair Terms in a Brutal Seller’s Market

Get your best deal in concessions, attrition, cancellation, force majeure, fees and more.

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Planners Add More R&R to the Agenda for Higher ROI

The right hotel with all the ” extras” makes even the business side of a small meeting more memorable.

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Planners Add More R&R to the Agenda for Higher ROI

The right hotel with all the ” extras” makes even the business side of a small meeting more memorable.

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